On 01/12/16 23:43, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> "Philip Oakley" <philipoak...@iee.org> writes:
> 
>>> Depends, I only know Mallorys who are women so her seems appropriate.
>>>
>> In a British context "Mallory and Irvine" were two (male) climbers who
>> died on Everest in 1924 (tales of daring...), so it's easy to expect
>> (from this side of the pond) that 'Mallory' would be male. However he
>> was really George Mallory.
>>
>> Meanwhile that search engine's images shows far more female Mallorys,
>> so I've learnt something.
> 
> "baby name Mallory" in search engine gave me several sites, most of
> them telling me that is a girl's name except for one.
> 
> Didn't think of doing image search, but that's a good way ;-)

Heh, I didn't think about any of this. I was remembering the
description of 'Man-in-the-middle Attack' from Applied Cryptography
(Bruce Schneier) which implies that Mallory is male.

ATB,
Ramsay Jones

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